A reliable ground cover for many areas. Well suited to a range of soils provided drainage is reasonable, and is best located in a sunny position. Severe frosts may damage the plant but it will often recover quickly once the weather warms up. The small flowers occur in the leaf axils and are usually pale mauve but white and blue forms are also found. The main flowering period is summer but spasmodic flowering may occur at other times. The fleshy fruits that appear in autumn are perhaps the most attractive feature of the plant. They are about 1cm in diameter, green in colour with pink or reddish tones.
Plant Information or Specifications
Warm Temperate, Arid (Dry)
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
March, April, May, June
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